Wright Institute Assessment Service
The Wright Institute Assessment Services offers low-fee psychological and neuropsychological testing for children (age 6 and above), adolescents, and adults. Evaluations are provided by Wright Institute doctoral students under the supervision of licensed clinical psychologists.
Psychodiagnostic and neuropsychological assessments are used to:
- Provide a diagnosis or differentiate between diagnoses
- Assess severity of problems
- Evaluate an individual's level of functioning
- Develop recommendations to help with neuropsychological or psychological difficulties
Common referrals include cognitive and/or psychological concerns due to:
- Developmental disorder, suspected mental retardation, or poor intellectual functioning
- Learning disabilities and attention deficit disorder
- Autistic spectrum disorders
- Mood disorders
- Anxiety and panic disorders
- Behavioral problems
- Substance abuse
- Personality disorders
Making a Referral
If you are a referring provider or an individual interested in testing, please telephone the Wright Institute Assessment Service at (510) 841-9230, extension 159. Please leave your name, phone number, and whether it is okay to leave a detailed message on your voicemail.
Fees for the Wright Institute Assessment Service are assigned on a sliding scale based on an individual or family's gross income. Fees can generally be expected to range between $500 and $2000. When exceptions to the fee appear to be necessary due to extraordinary hardship or clinical reasons, a reduced fee may be considered.
- Training Director and Supervisor: Howard J. Friedman, Ph.D., ABPP, Licensed Clinical Psychologist with Board Certification in Clinical Neuropsychology
- Assistant Director and Supervisor: Sumana Kaipa, Psy.D., Licensed Clinical Psychologist
- Wright Institute Director of Clinical Training: Gilbert Newman, Ph.D., Licensed Clinical Psychologist
If you have any further questions about the Wright Institute Assessment Service, please call 510.841.9230, extension 159.